Requires Photography

Molding from a casket

Italian
15th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

3.36 x 9.37 cm (1 5/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.379

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Carved in high relief. Profile figure of an angel facing right in long robes holding scroll in outstretched hands. Background cut with lines and two leaves. One side straight, one curved.

Provenance

By 1912, Frank Gair Macomber (b. 1849 - d. 1941), Boston; 1931, gift of Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 7, 1931)

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber